Jay Gruden fired as head coach of Washington Redskins

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LANDOVER, MD – OCTOBER 06: Head coach Jay Gruden of the Washington Redskins looks on before the game against the New England Patriots at FedExField on October 6, 2019 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Jay Gruden has been fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after an 0-5 start to his sixth season.

The team announced the move Monday and said offensive line coach Bill Callahan would replace Gruden on an interim basis.

Owner Daniel Snyder and team president Bruce Allen informed Gruden he was out early Monday morning, a day after a 33-7 loss to the New England Patriots.

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